Aventura Mall is ready for holiday season shopping crowds—as well as hopefully more shopping in 2021.
New retailers include athleisure boutique BLENDED, Spanish footwear atelier Castañer, Parisian fashion brand IRO, state-of-the-art home gym system Tonal, Los Angeles-based style brand Garota, and thoughtful jewelry line The Inspiration Co. For hungry shoppers, there are new full-service and quick service restaurants Ornos Estiatorio, Pani, Ladurée Paris, Pollos & Jarras and Jrk!
Blended: a highly-personalized shopping experience at the store with clothing and accessories from brands including Aviator Nation, Lauren Moshi, Monrow, Alexis, Enza Costa, Sundry and more.
Castañer: Over the course of 90 years, the brand’s pieces have been donned by fans around the globe, including artists, aristocrats, models and today’s top fashion influencers. The brand also
offers a stunning variety of boots, heels, loafers, sneakers and more. Castañer’s Aventura Mall
store is the brand’s first in the United States.
Mavrans: Miami-based lifestyle and swimwear brand featuring pieces made using reCOCOBLEND fabrics made from recycled bottles and coconut husks, as well as organic Pima cottons. Through hand-drawn prints, the brand’s styles – including swimwear, shirts, shorts, tees, masks and accessories – aim to express creativity and a generation’s uniqueness.
IRO: Paris-based womenswear and menswear brand founded by brothers and music industry professionals Laurent and Arik Bitton. The brand is known for its edgy contrasts of silhouettes and fabrics, featuring styles that blend sultry and tomboy, slender and urban, leather with tweed, and so on. IRO has 70 stores worldwide, including eight in the United States.
Garota: Originally a small store in Venezuela, Garota features curated collections by Carolina Silva, a fashion blogger, entrepreneur and one of the brand’s owners. Garota features a variety of unique and trendsetting pieces encompassing cool loungewear, feminine dresses, edgy outerwear, striking sets and bodysuits, and more.
The Inspiration Co.: Conceptualized in a couple’s South Florida home, The Inspiration Co.’s engraved beaded and gemstone bracelets are constant reminders of the goodness in the world and are now worn by more than 175,000 Americans from coast to coast, as well as fans in over 47 counties.
Tonal: Founded and invented by Aly Orady, Tonal removes the stress of requiring a variety of strength-training machines and equipment by offering an all-in-one, patented electromagnetic digital weight machine. Tonal can generate 200 pounds of resistance and replicate every traditional machine in the weight room, providing a complete at-home workout with personalized assessments. The brand’s Aventura Mall store is its first in Florida, adding to its 12 locations nationwide.
XimiLife: The brand features high-quality and affordable must-have products including household items, health and beauty products, plush toys, home décor, fashion, seasonal décor and more.
Ornos Estiatorio: The Greek restaurant was created by award-winning chef and restauranteur Michael Mina with partners Girair “Jerry” Goumroian and Chef Nikolaos Georgousis. Ornos Estiatorio’s menu features family-style dishes highlighting seafood, meats and vegetables, as well as three-course brunch/lunch menus, daily specials, and a wood fire grill. . Ornos Estiatorio is also home to South Florida’s first Fish Sommelier, a seasoned professional responsible for sourcing fresh fish from the Aegean Sea.
Pani: Founded by Eliana “Pani” Trotta, the restaurant offers a diverse menu that incorporates a variety of global influences. After first opening in Argentina, Trotta debuted Pani’s only Florida location at Aventura Mall this fall. The eatery features a vibrant, eclectic aesthetic and a menu comprised of 20 cakes, a range of breakfast and lunch items, including croissants, omelets, sandwiches, salads and quiche, as well as an array of dinner options ranging from pasta and meat to fish.
Ladurée Paris: Founded in Paris in 1862, the brand has been grown by five generations while staying true to the original and iconic 19th century recipe at the heart of its menu: two macaron shells filled with a delectable ganache. Aventura Mall is Ladurée’s second location in Florida. Similar to a fashion house, Ladurée reimagines its iconic desserts – typically twice a year – offering unique flavors such as the Rose Religieuse, Rose-Raspberry Saint Honoré, Liquorice Millefeuille and Blackcurrant-Violet.
Pollos & Jarras: Helmed by CVI.CHE 105 Founder and Chef Juan Chipoco, it features traditional Peruvian cuisine with a twist. Menu standouts include rotisserie chicken, a variety of ceviches, grilled meats and maki rolls.
Jrk!: New to the Treats Food Hall is this fast-casual concept from Harrison Bernstein and Chefs Wayne Sharpe and Kavan Burke. Its bowl-based menu allows customers to pick their protein of choice—including jerk and curried chicken, Caribbean-spiced seafood or vegan meat substitutes—and mix it with a variety of sides ranging from yucca (cassava) sticks, classic rice and peas to plantains and tangy cabbage slaw.